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alice folded a piece of paper into 12 equal squares and colored them. She had 3 times as many red parts as green parts and 2 more yellow parts than blue parts. How many parts did she have of eeach color?

1. Nicole

There are 3 yellow parts, 1 blue parts, 2 green parts and 6 red parts.

2. Ms. Sue

She could have had 1 green, 3 red, 3 blue, and 5 yellow.

Or -- 2 green, 6 red, 1 blue, and 3 yellow.

3. Nicole

go ms. sue!
do you know anything about calculus?

4. Ms. Sue

Sorry, Nicole -- I never took calculus! My math knowledge stops about 7th grade.

5. Nicole

yeah mine too lol

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